COVID-19 update

Minister Rabbitte confirmed the following yesterday evening on foot of the move to Level 5 restrictions:
“As the country moves to Level 5 from midnight on Wednesday, I confirm that disability day services are deemed essential and will continue to remain open. I know how important these services are to people across the country and such support is crucial.”

for further information regarding Level 5 restrictions please click on the link: https://merrionstreet.ie/MerrionStreet/en/News-Room/News/Ireland_placed_on_Level_5_of_the_Plan_for_Living_with_COVID.html

Safeguarding Ireland’s Financial Abuse Public Awareness Campaign

Safeguarding Ireland’s financial abuse Public Awareness campaign in partnership with Banking & Payments Federation Ireland has commenced today and runs throughout this week. Following are three links for your information:

  1. NEWS RELEASE: 20% of Adults have experience of Financial Abuse
  2. RESEARCH: New RED C research on Financial Abuse in Ireland
  3. RADIO AD and VISUALS: Campaign materials

WEBSITE: A dedicated campaign landing page is at www.safeguardyourmoney.ie. Also see www.safeguardingireland.org

SOCIAL MEDIA: Please support activity on the BPFI @BPFINews and Safeguarding Ireland @safeguardingire Twitter accounts, #safeguardyourmoney

ADVERTISING: Ads will run on RTE Radio One & Lyric FM and Newstalk, plus online on the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner and Journal.ie

MEDIA COVERAGE: Today’s launch was covered on RTE, Newstalk, the Irish Times, Irish Independent and Irish Examiner.

Listen to Louise O’Mahony (BPFI) and Safeguarding Ireland Chairperson, Patricia Rickard-Clarke on RTE’s Today with Sean O’Rourke.

Safeguarding Ireland would be grateful of any support you can add on social media, or using and sharing the information.

Please get in contact at info@safeguardingireland.org / 086 317 9731 if you have any questions or suggestions. 

One Tribe Presents “One Night One Movement”

Service Users from St. Hilda’s Services and Rehabcare Services in conjunction with Dean Crowe Theatre and Creative Ireland present “One Night One Movement” on Friday 29th November in the Dean Crowe Theatre. Performance time 6.30pm, tickets €10 are on sale at the box office or website please call 090 6492129 or log onto www.deancrowetheatre.com. Wishing everyone involved the best of luck on the night.

Friends of St. Hilda’s Fundraising Event

The Golden Shopping Event takes place at Golden Island Shopping Centre on Friday 20th September 6 pm – 9 pm. Purchase a wristband and avail of In store discounts. All proceeds to St. Hilda’s. Thank you to everyone involved in organising this event, it will be a great evening with music, giveaways, and massive discounts.

St. Hilda's Services

Floral Display for Fundraising Event

Individuals supported by the Work Therapy Day Service created stunning flower displays this week for a local charity event  “Dare to Wear Pink” Charity Lunch for Breast Cancer Research which takes place this weekend.

Best of luck from all of us in St. Hilda’s Services to everyone involved in this worthwhile cause.  We are delighted to help out.